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Representative Steve Thompson  (R-3, Fairbanks)

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 500
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-3004
Fax: 907-465-2070

Interim Info:

1292 Sadler Way, Ste 323
Fairbanks, AK  99701
Phone: 907-452-1088
Fax: 907-452-1146

Elected to the House:

2010, 2012

Office Staff

Jane Pierson
907-465-6841
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-452-1088
Fairbanks: May-Dec
Lynette Bergh
907-465-4941
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-452-1088
Fairbanks: May-Dec
Brodie Anderson
907-465-3004
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Committee Memberships

Member:
Finance
Finance Subcommittees:
Health & Social Services
Chair, Military & Veterans' Affairs
Chair, Revenue

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
Cottage Grove, Oregon - 1944
Residency:
Since 1965
Occupation:
Retired
Family:
Wife - Kathleen Thompson
Children - Max Thompson, Todd Thompson, Scott Thompson, Natalie Jones, Aaron Gillette
Education:
Sutherlin High School class of 1962
Oregon Technical Institute 1962-63
Southern Oregon College, Ashland, Oregon 1963-65
Military:
U.S. Army 1965-67
Sergeant E-5
Other Political and Government Positions:
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Budget Review Committee
Alaska State Workers Compensation Board
Mayor, City of Fairbanks
Business and Professional Positions:
Past President/CEO - M & O Auto Parts and Equipment, Inc.
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce
National Rifle Assocation
Fairbanks Elks Lodge
Masonic Lodge
Shriners
Special Interests:
Fishing, hunting, golf, rafting

Personal Legislation

HB 5 - Board Of Architects, Engineers, Surveyors
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to the Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors and to the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-02-13




HB 26 - Extend Board Of Public Accountancy
Signed Into Law! Chapter 30 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Hawker, Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Public Accountancy; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Chapter 30 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 30 - State Agency Performance Audits
Signed Into Law! Chapter 19 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Chenault, Rep. Olson, Rep. Feige, Rep. Lynn, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Millett, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Pruitt, Rep. Keller, Rep. Stoltze, Rep. Johnson, Rep. Hawker, Rep. Edgmon, Rep. Seaton, Rep. Nageak, Rep. Herron, Rep. LeDoux, Rep. Muñoz, Rep. Austerman, Rep. Costello, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Saddler, Rep. Reinbold, Rep. Gattis, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Foster, Rep. Isaacson

An Act relating to performance reviews, audits, and termination of executive and legislative branch agencies, the University of Alaska, and the Alaska Court System; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 30(FIN)
Status: Chapter 19 SLA 13 : 2013-05-28




HB 35 - Home Heating Conversion Loans
Sponsored by Rep. Wilson, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Higgins, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins

An Act creating a low-interest loan program for homeowners who improve or replace their home heating systems; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-02-13




HB 54 - Placement Of A Child In Need Of Aid
Sponsored by Rep. Les Gara, Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to the identification, location, and notification of specified family members and family friends of a child who is in state custody.

Version: SSHB 54
Status: (H) RLS : 2013-04-10




HB 58 - AIDEA Loan For North Slope Lng Project
Sponsored by Rep. Wilson, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Higgins

An Act authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to finance or participate in the financing of a loan guarantee from the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority sustainable energy transmission and supply development fund in an amount not to exceed $275,000,000 for construction of a natural gas liquefaction facility on the North Slope.

Status: (H) L&C : 2013-01-16




HB 67 - Vietnam Veterans Day
Signed Into Law! Chapter 3 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act establishing March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans Day; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 67(MLV)
Status: Chapter 3 SLA 13 : 2013-03-27




HB 105 - Property Crimes
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to theft and property offenses; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) JUD : 2013-02-06




HB 144 - Biometric Information For ID
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to biometric information.

Status: (H) STA : 2013-02-27




HB 152 - Pers Termination Costs
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act requiring certain employers who terminate participation in the defined benefit retirement plan or the defined contribution retirement plan of the Public Employees' Retirement System to make contributions related to past service liability and pay termination costs; repealing a requirement that employers who terminate participation in the defined contribution retirement plan or the defined benefit retirement plan of the Public Employees' Retirement System pay for a termination cost study; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-04-03




HB 154 - Natural And Cultural History Repositories
Signed Into Law! Chapter 21 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to natural and cultural history repositories.

Version: SCS CSHB 154(EDC)
Status: Chapter 21 SLA 14 : 2014-06-17




HB 160 - Licensing Of Athletic Trainers
Signed Into Law! Chapter 36 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to the licensing and regulation of athletic trainers; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 160(FIN)
Status: Chapter 36 SLA 14 : 2014-06-18




HB 176 - Experimental Vehicle Plates
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to experimental vehicles.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-03-27




HB 213 - Golf Course Alcoholic Beverage Licenses
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to golf course alcoholic beverage licenses.

Status: (H) L&C : 2014-01-21




HB 220 - Secondary School Exit Exam; Perf Report
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Higgins, Rep. Millett, Rep. Gara, Rep. Gattis, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Thompson

An Act repealing the secondary student competency examination and related requirements; relating to an annual performance report to the legislature by the Department of Education and Early Development; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 220(FIN)
Status: (S) FIN : 2014-03-26




HB 223 - Municipal Tax Exemption: Mil. Facility Zone
Signed Into Law! Chapter 57 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Thompson, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Saddler, Rep. Tarr

An Act authorizing municipalities to exempt or partially exempt for up to 10 years property in a military facility zone that creates or supports industry, development, or educational or training opportunities.

Status: Chapter 57 SLA 14 : 2014-07-07




HB 232 - Disability Designation On Id/License
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to a voluntary disability designation on a state identification card and a driver's license; and relating to training in recognizing disabilities.

Status: (H) STA : 2014-01-21




HB 243 - Reject Recommendation Of Compensation Commission
Sponsored by Rep. Chenault, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Seaton, Rep. Lynn, Rep. Hawker, Rep. Foster, Rep. Nageak, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Millett, Rep. Johnson, Rep. Olson, Rep. Gara, Rep. Kawasaki, Rep. Tuck, Rep. Josephson, Rep. Drummond, Rep. Guttenberg, Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins, Rep. Saddler

An Act disapproving all recommendations of the State Officers Compensation Commission relating to the salaries of state officers; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-01-21




HB 244 - Advisory Commission On Federal Mgt Areas
Signed Into Law! Chapter 40 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Keller, Rep. Millett, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Feige, Rep. Pruitt, Rep. Chenault, Rep. Olson, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Neuman, Rep. Stoltze, Rep. Lynn, Rep. Saddler

An Act extending the termination date of the Citizens' Advisory Commission on Federal Management Areas in Alaska; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS HB 244(FIN)
Status: Chapter 40 SLA 14 : 2014-06-18




HB 255 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Hughes, Rep. Higgins, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Pruitt

An Act relating to unmanned aircraft systems; and relating to images captured by an unmanned aircraft system.

Version: CSHB 255(JUD)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-23




HB 269 - Immunity For Vol. Health Care Provider
Signed Into Law! Chapter 6 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to immunity for health care providers who provide health care services voluntarily and without pay; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 269(JUD)
Status: Chapter 6 SLA 14 : 2014-04-08




HB 276 - Motor Vehicle Dealer Employees
Signed Into Law! Chapter 11 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act making the Alaska Wage and Hour Act inapplicable to certain employees of motor vehicle dealers; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Chapter 11 SLA 14 : 2014-04-22




HB 302 - Public Accountants
Signed Into Law! Chapter 26 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to rules of professional conduct for the profession of public accounting.

Version: CSHB 302(L&C)
Status: Chapter 26 SLA 14 : 2014-06-17




HB 306 - Eval. Indirect Expenditures; Tax Credits
Signed Into Law! Chapter 61 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to the review and administration of tax credit programs; requiring the Department of Revenue to report indirect expenditures; relating to the duties of state agencies; requiring the legislative finance division to analyze certain indirect expenditures; relating to lapse dates for appropriations for capital projects; relating to lapse dates for capital budget grants; relating to capital expenditures; relating to unexpended balances of capital projects; repealing the capital projects funds; repealing the insurance tax education credit, the income tax education credit, the oil or gas producer education credit, the property tax education credit, the mining business education credit, the fisheries business education credit, the fisheries business tax credit for scholarship contributions, the fisheries business salmon product development tax credit, the fisheries business salmon utilization tax credit, the fisheries business landing tax credit for scholarship contributions, the fisheries resource landing tax credit for the fisheries resource harvested under the community development quota, the fisheries resource landing tax education credit, and the film production tax credit; providing for an effective date by repealing the effective dates in sec. 7, ch. 57, SLA 2003, the effective date in sec. 57, ch. 92, SLA 2010, and the effective dates in secs. 40 - 42, ch. 51, SLA 2012; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 306(FIN) AM S
Status: Chapter 61 SLA 14 : 2014-07-07




HB 314 - Passenger Vehicle Rental Tax
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to the application of the passenger vehicle rental tax; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-04-02



Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 4 - Alaska Gasline Development Corp; RCA
Signed Into Law! Chapter 11 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Hawker, Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act relating to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation; establishing the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation as an independent public corporation of the state; establishing and relating to the in-state natural gas pipeline fund; making certain information provided to or by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation and its subsidiaries exempt from inspection as a public record; relating to the Joint In-State Gasline Development Team; relating to the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; relating to judicial review of a right-of-way lease or an action or decision related to the development or construction of an oil or gas pipeline on state land; relating to the lease of a right-of-way for a gas pipeline transportation corridor, including a corridor for a natural gas pipeline that is a contract carrier; relating to the cost of natural resources, permits, and leases provided to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation; relating to procurement by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation; relating to the review by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska of natural gas transportation contracts; relating to the regulation by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska of an in-state natural gas pipeline project developed by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation; relating to the regulation by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska of an in-state natural gas pipeline that provides transportation by contract carriage; repealing the statutes relating to the Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority and making conforming changes; exempting property of a project developed by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation from property taxes before the commencement of commercial operations; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSSSHB 4(FIN)
Status: Chapter 11 SLA 13 : 2013-05-21




HB 18 - Personal Use Fishing Priority
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze, Rep. Shelley Hughes, Rep. Wes Keller

An Act providing priority to personal use fisheries when fishing restrictions are implemented to achieve a management goal.

Status: (H) FSH : 2013-01-16




HB 22 - Extend Board Of Marine Pilots
Signed Into Law! Chapter 39 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Marine Pilots; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 22(L&C)
Status: Chapter 39 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 24 - Self Defense
Signed Into Law! Chapter 51 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Neuman, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Lynn, Rep. Feige

An Act relating to self-defense in any place where a person has a right to be.

Version: CSHB 24(JUD)
Status: Chapter 51 SLA 13 : 2013-06-20




HB 31 - Constitutional History Curriculum
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act requiring school districts to develop and require completion of a history of American constitutionalism curriculum segment; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) RLS : 2014-02-07




HB 33 - Knives, Gravity Knives, & Switchblades
Signed Into Law! Chapter 54 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act amending certain provisions of criminal law prohibiting the manufacture, sale, transfer, or possession of switchblades and gravity knives; adding definitions of 'gravity knife' and 'switchblade' to the criminal law; and reserving to the state, with limited exceptions for municipalities, the authority to regulate knives.

Version: SCS HB 33(JUD)
Status: Chapter 54 SLA 13 : 2013-06-20




HB 40 - Municipal Tax Exemption: Farm Structures
Signed Into Law! Chapter 66 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act establishing a municipal tax exemption for certain farm structures.

Version: CSHB 40(CRA) AM S
Status: Chapter 66 SLA 13 : 2013-06-28




HB 46 - Waive CDL Skill Test For Certain Veterans
Signed Into Law! Chapter 27 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

An Act relating to regulations adopted by the Department of Administration waiving the commercial motor vehicle driving skills test for certain drivers with military commercial motor vehicle experience.

Status: Chapter 27 SLA 13 : 2013-06-02




HB 47 - Injunction Security: Industrial Operation
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Eric Feige, Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act requiring a party seeking a restraining order, preliminary injunction, or order staying the operation of certain permits affecting an industrial operation to give security in the amount the court considers proper for costs incurred and damages suffered if the industrial operation is wrongfully enjoined or restrained.

Version: CSHB 47(JUD) AM S
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-25




HB 52 - PFD Allowable Absence
Signed Into Law! Chapter 33 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Eric Feige

An Act relating to allowable absences from the state for purposes of eligibility for permanent fund dividends; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS HB 52(FIN)
Status: Chapter 33 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 69 - Federal Regulation
Signed Into Law! Chapter 52 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act prohibiting state and municipal agencies from using assets to implement or aid in the implementation of the requirements of certain federal statutes, regulations, rules, and orders that are applied to infringe on a person's right to bear arms or right to due process or that implement or aid in the implementation of the federal REAL ID Act of 2005; exempting certain firearms, firearm accessories, and ammunition in this state from federal regulation; declaring certain federal statutes, regulations, rules, and orders unconstitutional under the Constitution of the United States and unenforceable in this state; requiring the attorney general to file any legal action to prevent implementation of a federal statute, regulation, rule, or order that violates the rights of a resident of the state; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 69(JUD)
Status: Chapter 52 SLA 13 : 2013-06-20




HB 75 - Contribution From PFD: Audits; University
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act amending certain audit requirements for entities receiving contributions from permanent fund dividends; requiring the three main campuses of the University of Alaska to apply to be included on the contribution list for contributions from permanent fund dividends; relating to notice provided on the electronic dividend application form; relating to administrative costs for administering the program of contributions from permanent fund dividends; relating to a coordination fee for entities that receive contributions from permanent fund dividends; and requiring the university to pay an application fee for each campus separately listed on the contribution list for contributions from permanent fund dividends.

Version: SCS CSHB 75(FIN)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-23




HB 83 - Federal Laws & Executive Orders
Signed Into Law! Chapter 53 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to certain federal statutes, regulations, presidential executive orders and actions, and secretarial orders and actions; relating to the duties of the attorney general; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 83(JUD)
Status: Chapter 53 SLA 13 : 2013-06-20




HB 84 - Military Training Credit/Temp. License
Signed Into Law! Chapter 28 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

An Act relating to applying military education, training, and service credit to occupational licensing and certain postsecondary education and employment training requirements; providing for a temporary occupational license for qualified military service members; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 84(FIN)(EFD AM S)
Status: Chapter 28 SLA 13 : 2013-06-02




HB 88 - Statutory Refs To Mental Retardation
Signed Into Law! Chapter 42 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act changing the terms 'mental retardation' and 'mentally retarded,' and making conforming changes, in Alaska Statutes.

Version: CSHB 88(HSS)
Status: Chapter 42 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 94 - Miller Bridges; Ray Corridor
Signed Into Law! Chapter 46 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson

An Act naming the northbound Chena Flood Channel Crossing Bridge the Nellie 'the original Mrs. Claus' Miller Bridge and naming the southbound Chena Flood Channel Crossing Bridge the Con 'the original Santa Claus' Miller Bridge; and designating that portion of East Blue Lupine Drive in Wasilla between Hyer Road and Hay Street the Lowell J. Ray Memorial Corridor.

Version: SCS HB 94(FIN)
Status: Chapter 46 SLA 13 : 2013-06-11




HB 102 - Retirement Plans; Roth IRAs; Probate
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to property exemptions for retirement plans, individual retirement accounts, and Roth IRAs; relating to transfers of individual retirement plans; relating to the rights of judgment creditors of members of limited liability companies and partners of limited liability partnerships; relating to the Uniform Probate Code, including pleadings, orders, liability, and notices under the Uniform Probate Code and the Alaska Principal and Income Act, the appointment of trust property, the Alaska Uniform Prudent Investor Act, co-trustees, trust protectors, and trust advisors; relating to the Alaska Principal and Income Act; relating to the Alaska Uniform Transfers to Minors Act; relating to the disposition of human remains; relating to the tax on insurers for life insurance policies; relating to insurable interests for certain insurance policies; relating to restrictions on transfers of trust interests; relating to discretionary interests in irrevocable trusts; relating to the community property of married persons; and amending Rule 64, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule 301(a), Alaska Rules of Evidence.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-03-28




HB 116 - Pers Credit For Military Service
Signed Into Law! Chapter 81 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to the use of credited military service by retired peace officers and firefighters to meet certain requirements for major medical insurance coverage; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 116(L&C)
Status: Chapter 81 SLA 14 : 2014-07-10




HB 123 - Dedicated Transport Fund/Pub Transport
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

An Act relating to the transportation infrastructure fund, to local public transportation, to the municipal harbor facility grant fund, to motor fuel taxes, to the motor vehicle registration fee, to driver's license fees, to identification card fees, to the studded tire tax, to the vehicle rental tax, and to other fees and taxes related to motor vehicles; creating the Alaska Transportation Panel; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-03-20




HB 125 - Topical Eye Meds Prescription Refills
Signed Into Law! Chapter 38 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes

An Act prohibiting a health care insurer from denying coverage for an additional limited quantity of prescription topical eye medication under certain circumstances.

Version: CSHB 125(L&C) AM
Status: Chapter 38 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 130 - Jay Hammond Day
Signed Into Law! Chapter 68 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act establishing July 21 each year as Jay Hammond Day.

Status: Chapter 68 SLA 13 : 2013-07-10




HB 140 - Regulations: Notice, Review, Comment
Signed Into Law! Chapter 87 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lora Reinbold

An Act relating to the proposed adoption, amendment, or repeal of a regulation; and relating to contact with agencies about regulations.

Version: SCS CSHB 140(JUD)
Status: Chapter 87 SLA 14 : 2014-07-16




HB 146 - Proof Of Motor Vehicle Insurance
Signed Into Law! Chapter 24 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Pete Higgins

An Act relating to proof of motor vehicle liability insurance; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 146(TRA)
Status: Chapter 24 SLA 13 : 2013-05-29




HB 150 - Technical/Vocational Education Program
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act extending the unemployment contributions for the Alaska technical and vocational education program.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-04-06




HB 197 - Literacy Program
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

An Act requiring the establishment of a reading program in school districts for grades kindergarten through three; providing for student retention in grade three; and providing for a report on the reading program and on student retention.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-04-11




HB 211 - Employment Of Persons With Disabilities
Signed Into Law! Chapter 19 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Millett, Rep. Gattis, Rep. Holmes, Rep. Hughes, Rep. LeDoux, Rep. Josephson

An Act relating to the education and employment of individuals with disabilities.

Version: SCS CSHB 211(L&C)
Status: Chapter 19 SLA 14 : 2014-05-29




HB 218 - Sentencing;aggravator/Deportation Status
Signed Into Law! Chapter 56 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Chenault, Rep. Millett, Rep. Herron, Rep. Lynn

An Act relating to the aggravating factor at felony sentencing of multiple prior misdemeanors when a prior misdemeanor involves an assault on a correctional employee; providing that deportation is not a proper factor for referral of a case to a three-judge panel for sentencing for a felony; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 218(JUD)
Status: Chapter 56 SLA 14 : 2014-06-23




HB 230 - AIDEA Bonds For Processing Facilities
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act allowing the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to issue bonds for an oil or gas processing facility; and creating the oil and gas infrastructure fund to finance construction or improvement of an oil or gas processing facility.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-03-31




HB 258 - Wrongful Death Of An Unborn Child
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act establishing a right of action for the death of an unborn child in certain circumstances.

Status: (H) RLS : 2014-03-12




HB 262 - Procurement Exemption: Pda, Opa
Signed Into Law! Chapter 79 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes

An Act exempting the Public Defender Agency and the office of public advocacy from certain provisions of the State Procurement Code; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Chapter 79 SLA 14 : 2014-07-10




HB 284 - Compact For A Balanced Budget
Signed Into Law! Chapter 12 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to an interstate compact on a balanced federal budget.

Status: Chapter 12 SLA 14 : 2014-04-22




HB 309 - Distillery Licenses
Signed Into Law! Chapter 82 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Chris Tuck

An Act relating to distillery licenses.

Version: CSHB 309(L&C)
Status: Chapter 82 SLA 14 : 2014-07-14




HCR 1 - State Food Resource Development Group
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 1
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze

Relating to the establishment and operation of a state food resource development working group.

Version: CSHCR 1(EDT)
Status: Legis Resolve 1 : 2013-06-28




HCR 2 - Purple Heart State
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 4
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Proclaiming the state as a Purple Heart State to honor the service and sacrifice of our nation's men and women in uniform wounded or killed by the enemy while serving to protect the freedom enjoyed by all Americans.

Status: Legis Resolve 4 : 2013-06-02




HCR 5 - Decoration Of Honor
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 5
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

Relating to awarding the Alaska Decoration of Honor to certain members of the military.

Status: Legis Resolve 5 : 2013-06-02




HCR 6 - Est. Leg. Task Force On Unmanned Aircraft
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 17
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Recognizing the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks as a national leader in unmanned aircraft research and development; and relating to a Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

Version: SCS CSHCR 6(FIN)
Status: Legis Resolve 17 : 2013-06-14




HCR 15 - Task Force On Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Relating to the Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

Version: CSHCR 15(FIN)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-01




HJR 3 - Statehood/ ANCSA/ Native Allotment Land
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Urging the President of the United States to seek and the United States Congress to approve adequate funding for land conveyance activities for the State of Alaska, Alaska Native corporations, and Alaska Natives under the Alaska Statehood Act, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, the Native Allotment Act of 1906, the Alaska Native Veterans Allotment Act of 1998, and the Alaska Land Transfer Acceleration Act.

Status: (H) RES : 2013-01-16




HJR 4 - Oppose Gun Control Orders & Legislation
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Urging the President of the United States to rescind 23 executive orders, executive actions, and executive recommendations, related to regulation of firearms; and urging the United States Congress to refrain from passing legislation that restricts the right of individuals to keep and bear arms.

Version: CSHJR 4(JUD) AM
Status: (S) JUD : 2013-02-28




HJR 5 - Oppose Genetically Engineered Salmon
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 6
Sponsored by Rep. Geran Tarr

Opposing the United States Food and Drug Administration's preliminary finding relating to genetically engineered salmon; urging further examination of genetically engineered salmon; opposing AquaBounty's petition to produce genetically engineered salmon; and proposing, if AquaBounty's petition is approved, that its product should be labeled as genetically modified.

Version: CSHJR 5(FSH)
Status: Legis Resolve 6 : 2013-04-15




HJR 6 - Legacy Oil Well Clean Up/Awareness; NPR-A
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 9
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Relating to legacy wells and legacy well sites; urging the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, to open new areas of the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska for environmentally responsible oil and gas development; and requesting the Office of the Governor to increase nationwide awareness about legacy wells and well sites.

Version: SCS HJR 6(RES)
Status: Legis Resolve 9 : 2013-06-26




HJR 7 - Endorsing ANWR Leasing
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration, development, and production; relating to oil and gas exploration, development, production, and royalties; and relating to renewable and alternative energy technologies.

Status: (H) RLS : 2013-03-01




HJR 9 - Mining/Processing Of Rare Earth Elements
Sponsored by Rep. Mia Costello

Supporting the continued and increased exploration, extraction, processing, and production of rare earth elements in the state; and urging the United States Congress to support efforts of the state to develop rare earth elements in the state for the benefit of the economic and national security of the United States.

Status: (H) RES : 2013-02-15




HJR 10 - Constitutional Am.: Transportation Fund
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska creating a transportation infrastructure fund.

Version: CSHJR 10(FIN)
Status: (S) FIN : 2014-04-02




HJR 12 - Support In-State Firearms Manufacturing
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 24
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

Encouraging the manufacture of firearms and firearms accessories in the state.

Version: CSHJR 12(EDT)
Status: Legis Resolve 24 : 2013-06-20




HJR 13 - Coast Guard National Security Cutter Funding
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 25
Sponsored by Rep. Alan Austerman

Urging the United States Congress and the President of the United States to complete the funding and acquisition of three additional National Security Cutters and to home port one of the cutters in Kodiak, Alaska.

Version: CSHJR 13(TRA)
Status: Legis Resolve 25 : 2013-06-14




HJR 15 - Federal Contamination Of ANCSA Lands
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 28
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Supporting the introduction and enactment of federal legislation acknowledging that the federal government is financially responsible under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act for the remediation of contaminated land subject to conveyance under the Act; and urging the United States Department of the Interior to implement the six recommendations to identify and clean up the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act lands in its 1998 report to the United States Congress.

Version: SCS CSHJR 15(RES)
Status: Legis Resolve 28 : 2014-03-04




HJR 16 - National Ocean Policy
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

Relating to the National Ocean Council, the development of a national ocean policy, and coastal and marine spatial planning.

Version: CSHJR 16(RES) AM
Status: (S) RLS : 2013-04-12




HJR 19 - Base F-35 Aircraft At Eielson Or Jber
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 29
Sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson

Urging the Secretary of the United States Air Force, the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, and the Commander of the Pacific Air Forces to base F-35 aircraft assigned to the Pacific Air Forces at Eielson Air Force Base or Joint Base Elmendorf- Richardson.

Version: CSHJR 19(MLV) AM S
Status: Legis Resolve 29 : 2014-03-04




HJR 21 - Military Retirement Benefits
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

Opposing cuts to retirement benefits owed to members of the armed services of the United States; and urging the United States Congress to approve legislation allowing members of the armed services of the United States to receive promised retirement benefits.

Status: Returned To (H) RLS : 2014-02-14




HJR 22 - Federal Constitutional Convention
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 68
Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson

Requesting the United States Congress to call a convention of the states to propose amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and limit the terms of office of federal government officials; and urging the legislatures of the other 49 states to request the United States Congress to call a convention of the states.

Version: HJR 22 AM
Status: Legis Resolve 68 : 2014-07-07




HJR 23 - Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 26
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Proclaiming March 27, 2014, as Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.

Status: Legis Resolve 26 : 2014-03-04




HJR 26 - Offshore Oil & Gas Revenue Sharing
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 30
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

Urging the United States Congress to provide a means for consistently and equitably sharing with all oil and gas producing states adjacent to federal outer continental shelf areas a portion of revenue generated from oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf to ensure that those states develop necessary infrastructure to support outer continental shelf development and preserve environmental integrity.

Status: Legis Resolve 30 : 2014-03-04




HJR 30 - Izembek Land Exchange
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

Requesting that the federal government and the United States Secretary of the Interior reconsider the Izembek Land Exchange decision and approve the Izembek Land Exchange, allowing the residents of King Cove to have road access to the Cold Bay Airport for critical health and safety reasons and to improve the quality of their lives.

Version: HJR 30 AM
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-01




HR 5 - Federal Assessment Of 2012 Arctic Operations
Passed House! House Resolve 5
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

Supporting full state participation alongside federal officials in the United States Department of the Interior's Expedited Assessment of 2012 Arctic Operations.

Status: (H) Resolve 5 : 2013-01-31



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